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2007 Philadelphia Phillies

Trades and Transactions

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89-73, Finished 1st in NL East (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Charlie Manuel (89-73)
GM: Pat Gillick, Farm Dir: Steve Noworyta, Scouting Dir: Marti Wolever
Scored 892 runs, Allowed 821 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-75

Ballparks: Citizens Bank Park · Attendance: 3,108,325 (6th of 16)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 104, Pitching - 103 · one-year: Batting - 104, Pitching - 103

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2006 / 2008 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from October 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 3, 2006

Sent Bobby Scales to the Baltimore Orioles as part of a conditional deal.

October 11, 2006

Joe Thurston granted Free Agency.

Released Julio Santana.

October 15, 2006

Peter Bergeron granted Free Agency.

Jim Crowell granted Free Agency.

Dan Giese granted Free Agency.

Josh Kroeger granted Free Agency.

Randall Simon granted Free Agency.

Juan Sosa granted Free Agency.

John Stephens granted Free Agency.

Pedro Swann granted Free Agency.

Dusty Wathan granted Free Agency.

Matt White granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2006

Aaron Fultz granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2006

Jose Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Mike Lieberthal granted Free Agency.

Arthur Rhodes granted Free Agency.

Rick White granted Free Agency.

November 1, 2006

Signed Pedro Swann as a free agent.

Randy Wolf granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2006

David Dellucci granted Free Agency.

November 10, 2006

Signed John Ennis as a free agent.

November 17, 2006

Signed Ron Calloway as a free agent.

Signed Wes Helms as a free agent.

November 20, 2006

Signed Jim Crowell as a free agent.

November 27, 2006

Signed Adam Eaton as a free agent.

December 4, 2006

Signed Kane Davis as a free agent.

December 6, 2006

Traded Gavin Floyd and Gio Gonzalez to the Chicago White Sox. Received Freddy Garcia.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Ryan Budde from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

Traded Adam Donachie (minors) and cash to the Baltimore Orioles. Received Alfredo Simon.

December 11, 2006

Signed Jeff Farnsworth as a free agent.

December 19, 2006

Signed Brent Abernathy as a free agent.

Signed Jayson Werth as a free agent.

December 21, 2006

Signed Rod Barajas as a free agent.

Traded Jeff Conine to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Brad Key (minors) and Javon Moran (minors).

December 31, 2006

Signed Lendy Castillo as an amateur free agent.

January 5, 2007

Signed Lou Collier as a free agent.

Selected Anderson Garcia off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.

January 8, 2007

Signed Dusty Wathan as a free agent.

Signed Dario Alvarez as an amateur free agent.

January 15, 2007

Selected Greg Dobbs off waivers from the Seattle Mariners.

January 23, 2007

Signed Antonio Alfonseca as a free agent.

January 29, 2007

Signed Matt Childers as a free agent.

February 2, 2007

Signed Justin Miller as a free agent.

March 17, 2007

Returned Alfredo Simon (earlier draft pick) to the Texas Rangers.

March 19, 2007

Justin Germano selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

March 30, 2007

Signed Joe Thurston as a free agent.

March 31, 2007

Released Jeff Farnsworth.

April 5, 2007 (Standings)

Purchased Francisco Rosario from the Toronto Blue Jays.

April 6, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Rick Bauer as a free agent.

April 13, 2007 (Standings)

Sent Brent Abernathy to the Washington Nationals as part of a conditional deal.

Selected J.D. Durbin off waivers from the Boston Red Sox.

April 21, 2007 (Standings)

Released Justin Miller.

April 22, 2007 (Standings)

Released Jim Crowell.

April 23, 2007 (Standings)

Returned Ryan Budde (earlier draft pick) to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

May 10, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jason Anderson as a free agent.

Signed Allan Simpson as a free agent.

May 18, 2007 (Standings)

Ron Calloway retired.

May 29, 2007 (Standings)

Signed R.J. Swindle as a free agent.

May 30, 2007 (Standings)

Signed J.J. Trujillo as a free agent.

June 1, 2007 (Standings)

Received Randy Ruiz from the Pittsburgh Pirates as part of a conditional deal.

Released Lou Collier.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Joe Savery in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed July 18, 2007.

Drafted Travis d'Arnaud in the 1st round (37th pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 16, 2007.

Drafted Brandon Workman in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

Drafted Michael Taylor in the 5th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Tyson Brummett in the 7th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 15, 2007.

Drafted Justin De Fratus in the 11th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2007.

Drafted Brian Schlitter in the 16th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 9, 2007.

Drafted Jake Diekman in the 30th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 22, 2007.

June 9, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jose Mesa as a free agent.

June 20, 2007 (Standings)

Released Rick Bauer.

June 22, 2007 (Standings)

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

July 9, 2007 (Standings)

Released Allan Simpson.

July 23, 2007 (Standings)

Released Randy Ruiz.

July 27, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Michael Dubee (minors) to the Chicago White Sox. Received Tadahito Iguchi.

July 30, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Matt Maloney to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Kyle Lohse.

July 31, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Gary Knotts as a free agent.

Traded Jesus Merchan (minors) to the Seattle Mariners. Received Julio Mateo.

August 1, 2007 (Standings)

Received Travis Dawkins from the Seattle Mariners as part of a conditional deal.

August 9, 2007 (Standings)

Purchased Russell Branyan from the Cleveland Indians.

August 31, 2007 (Standings)

Sent Russell Branyan to the St. Louis Cardinals as part of a conditional deal.

September 4, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Pete LaForest off waivers from the San Diego Padres.

September 12, 2007 (Standings)

Released J.J. Trujillo.

September 24, 2007 (Standings)

Selected T.J. Bohn off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

October 8, 2007 (Standings)

Joe Thurston granted Free Agency.

October 16, 2007

Signed J.J. Trujillo as a free agent.

October 18, 2007

Yoel Hernandez granted Free Agency.

October 19, 2007

Kane Davis granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

Eude Brito granted Free Agency.

Matt Childers granted Free Agency.

Travis Dawkins granted Free Agency.

Gary Knotts granted Free Agency.

Jon Lieber granted Free Agency.

Jose Mesa granted Free Agency.

Abraham Nunez granted Free Agency.

Aaron Rowand granted Free Agency.

Jim Rushford granted Free Agency.

Brian Sanches granted Free Agency.

Danny Sandoval granted Free Agency.

Pedro Swann granted Free Agency.

Dusty Wathan granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

Antonio Alfonseca granted Free Agency.

Rod Barajas granted Free Agency.

J.C. Romero granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Freddy Garcia granted Free Agency.

Kyle Lohse granted Free Agency.

November 7, 2007

Traded Michael Bourn, Mike Costanzo and Geoff Geary to the Houston Astros. Received Eric Bruntlett and Brad Lidge.

November 11, 2007

Signed J.C. Romero as a free agent.

November 13, 2007

Signed Travis Dawkins as a free agent.

November 18, 2007

Released Tadahito Iguchi.

November 20, 2007

Signed Matt Childers as a free agent.

Signed Michael Restovich as a free agent.

Signed Andy Tracy as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Watson as a free agent.

Purchased Chris Snelling from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

November 28, 2007

Selected Shane Youman off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

December 5, 2007

Released Julio Mateo.

December 6, 2007

Drafted Travis Blackley from the San Francisco Giants in the 2007 rule 5 draft.

Released Michael Restovich.

December 7, 2007

Signed Mike Cervenak as a free agent.

Signed Vic Darensbourg as a free agent.

Signed Gary Knotts as a free agent.

Signed Val Pascucci as a free agent.

December 20, 2007

Signed Chad Durbin as a free agent.

Signed Geoff Jenkins as a free agent.

December 23, 2007

Signed So Taguchi as a free agent.

January 2, 2008

Sold Chris Roberson to the Baltimore Orioles.

January 7, 2008

Signed Kevin Beirne as a free agent.

January 28, 2008

Signed Pedro Feliz as a free agent.

February 16, 2008

Anderson Garcia selected by the Seattle Mariners off waivers.

February 20, 2008

Signed Kris Benson as a free agent.

February 25, 2008

Selected Ray Olmedo off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

March 3, 2008

Signed Jason Kershner as a free agent.

March 18, 2008

Signed Steve Green as a free agent.

March 28, 2008

Signed Chris Woodward as a free agent.

Released Ray Olmedo.

March 31, 2008

Signed Rudy Seanez as a free agent.

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